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Georgia Tech offers several educational assistance programs for its faculty and staff. These programs provide a tuition and mandatory fee waiver or reimbursement to full-time employees and research titled faculty. For information on the specific programs offered, review the information below or email

Key Changes


The current process is managed ​by GTHR and is a manual ​process​:

  • Employee completes PDF forms​

  • Forms are manually routed ​via DocuSign​

  • TAP Coordinator processes ​each paper request manually ​and tracks via Excel​

  • Communication occurs via email​

  • Applications are often sent back to the employee due to data entry errors or incomplete application​

The future process will be ​managed by ASC and will ​be digitized in ServiceNow​

  • Employee will complete a ​digital form in ServiceNow ​(eliminates manual form) and ​can track their request live​

  • Communication will occur via ​ServiceNow case​

  • Approvals will automatically be ​routed when the employee submits ​their request​

  • Applications will incorporate multiple levels of data validation (e.g., prepopulating HR data, drop-downs, required fields, etc.)​


The Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) provides a tuition waiver to full-time, benefits-eligible employees who have maintained this status for at least six months within the USG. 


The STRAP is an educational assistance program that provides partial tuition reimbursement for classified Georgia Tech employees at any accredited private Institution. 

Georgia Tech Research Corps

The GTRC Education Assistance Program is an educational assistance program that provides partial reimbursement of tuition and fees for Georgia Tech research faculty at any accredited institution. 

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